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wife had three brothers in action, Alfred, killed in Wilderness battle, William and Wesley. Comrade Burkhart has been tax collector and treasurer, he is Q. M. of Col. Dick White Post 513; he is engaged in a large flour and feed store at Lilly, Pa., where he resides.


command at Fairfax Seminary. He was detailed to do guard and garrison duty at Fairfax Seminary during the last thirteen months of his service. He was a participant in the battle of Winchester, besides several skirmishes, and was honorably discharged October, 1864, at Fairfax Seminary, Va. His brother Absalom served in a Pa. Regt.; his great-grandfather served in the French and Indian war. Comrade DeHaven belongs to the G. A. R.; he is living in retirement and his address is Grip, Pa.


Was born in Adams county, Pa., April 4, 1818, of parents, Peter and Catherine (Noel) Dillon, no longer living. His wife's maiden name was Julia Kerney, and they were married in this county in December, 1849. She was born here Feb. 22, 1822, of parents, Joseph and Sarah (Diver) Kerney, no longer living. As the fruit of this marriage seven children were born, Mary E., John, Sarah, Rosanna, Ellen, deceased, Francis and Charles E. Comrade Dillon's patriotic love for freedom prompted him to take an active and leading part during the late war. He was 43 years of age and was by trade a blacksmith when he was enrolled July, 1862, at Camp Stoneman, Pa., in Co. K, 125th Pa. V. I. Sept. 17, 1862, he was wounded at the battle of Antietam by minie ball; he was confined in hospital at that place three days for same. In 1862 he was furloughed for thirty days and reported for duty at end of time. October, 1863, he re-enlisted at Hollidaysburg, Pa., in Co. C, 13th Pa. Cav. He took part in several important battles, Rapidan Station, Seven Pines, Adams Co. Schoolhouse, Richmond, City Point, Malvern Hill, Gaines Hill, Snicker's Gap, Cedar Mt., Lookout Mt., wilderness and Harrison Landing. He was honorably discharged July 5, 1865, at Philadelphia, Pa. His wife's brother Francis served in a Pa. Regt.; his grandfathers both served in the war of 1812. Comrade Dillon is by trade a blacksmith and his address is St. Augustine, Pa.


Was born in Cambria county, Pa., Sept. 6, 1845, and was a son of Abraham Dishong, dec., and Mary A. Dishong, born in 1824, still living. He has been twice married, his first union being with Amanda A. Rose. Of this union were born the following children: Anna P., Mary E., dec., Amos S., Frank E., Herman A., Howard T., Evaline, Maggie P., Lemon, Katie S. and Oscar R. He was married secondly, Sept, 26, 1893, to Mary J. Ludwig, who was born in Huntingdon county, Pa., March 6, 1866. Her parents, both living, are John and Elizabeth (Garner) Ludwig. When the country was in

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